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Noun (futsuumeishi)
May take the particle 'no'
public and private, official and personal, government and peopleöffentliche und private Angelegenheiten, Öffentliches und Privates

ON: コウ, クKUN: おおやけ
public, prince, official, governmental

ON: KUN: わたくし, わたし
private, I, me

Example sentences
公私のけじめをつけなければいけません。Parts: 公私 (こうし), けじめを付ける (けじめをつける), ねばならない (ねばなりません)We should draw the line between public and private affairs.

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